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1. Overview

Switzerland is a mountainous Central European country, home to numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps. The country is landlocked between Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. Whether your purpose to visit Switzerland are for tourism, work or studying, if you are not citizens of Switzerland visa exempted countries, you will need a visa to enter Switzerland.

2. Types of Swiss Visa Application Form

There are two types of Visa application forms that you can use to apply for entering Switzeland including Schengen visa application form and Swiss National visa application form.

Schengen Visa Application Form

If you want to visit switzeland for short stay that is not over three months, you should use a Schengen visa form to apply. With this type of visa, you may travel freely throughout the entire Schengen zone. With schengen visa, you can fill the visa application form online. After completing the online application, the form must be printed out and signed before submitting it, together with other required documents to an Switzeland foreign representation for processing.

You can download Swiss Schengen Visa Application Form here.

Switzerland National Visa Application Form

If you intend to staying in Switzerland more than 3 months, you must apply for a long stay visa or national visa. To live in Switzerland you must apply for a residence permit.

You can download Swiss National Visa Application Form here.

3. Guideline for Completing Visa Application Form

You will have to give the following information on your Schengen visa application form:

– Your personal information,

– Information on your background,

– Your purpose of wishing to enter the Schengen Area,

– Other details regarding your trip.

 Make sure you fill out every required gap.

 Do not leave any columns blank. If you feel that, there are columns that do not correspond to your case, fill them with NA (No Answer).

 Remember to print the form twice. Sign both of the copies at the end.

 If you are a minor, your parents have to submit a written consent and sign in the corresponding column of the application form.

NOTE: Things that you need to keep in mind.

–  Anyone can fill your Schengen visa application form, but it needs to be signed only by the applicant.

–  None of the fields should be left blank. If a particular field or section does not concern you then mark it as N/A.

– If you are a minor who wants to travel to any of the Schengen countries, then both the parents need to provide a handwritten consent and need to sign the Schengen visa application form.

– Fill the application in black color only. This is good for better scanning and more legible writing.

– We strongly recommend that you verify critical information unique to your trip with the relevant embassy before travel. Check your eligibility before you apply. If you are eligible to apply you will find guidance on how to complete your application and the evidence you need to provide within the online application.